The Los Angeles Clippers are third in the Western Conference at 31-17 this season. They are looking like a championship contender but could this be their final NBA season of being near the top for the foreseeable future?
Los Angeles put themselves in position to win when they added both Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. This immediately created one of the best duos in the league and made the Clippers a threat. The duo could quickly breakup if Leonard decides to shake things up a bit and test his value.
Leonard signed a three-year deal worth $103.1 million with the Clippers. He still has one year left on his deal but could opt out and become a free agent in the offseason. It is hard to imagine that he would do this, especially after helping a great deal to get Paul George to town, but anything is possible.
At 29 years old, Leonard is averaging 26 points per game and continues to be one of the best players in the league. There will be no shortage of suitors
Leonard could be leaning towards opting out for business reasons. If he reaches the open market, it is obvious that many teams will be involved. Here are three teams that could be heavily involved if Leonard decides to opt out.